Welcome to AER Orientation and Mobility!

Orientation and Mobility Division (Division 9)


Welcome to the website of AER’s Orientation and Mobility Division (Division Nine)! We are a division of the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AERBVI). With more than 1200 members in this Division, we are the largest and most comprehensive professional organization for Orientation and Mobility (O&M) specialists in the world.

Our Purpose:
Our purpose is to encourage and promote professional standards and improvement of O&M practices and services by:

  • offering professional development opportunities;
  • encouraging quality university preparation of O&M specialists, and
  • working to improve and expand O&M services for individuals with visual impairments.


O&M Division 2014 Budget




AER O&M Division Business Meeting Agenda

Thursday, July 31, 2014

San Antonio, Texas


The draft minutes from the 12/11/13 Business Meeting are available for review.  They will be approved at the Business Meeting in San Antonio.  Please click here to download the minutes.





The next O&M Division Executive Committee meeting date will be announced two weeks before it occurs. Please contact your District Director to share any questions, concerns, or comments you would like the Executive Committee to address. The Executive Committee contact information can be found in the link to the left or  http://oandm.aerbvi.org/contact.htm.

The approved minutes of the May 8, 2014 O&M Division ExecutiveCommittee Meeting are now available for review.

Please direct any questions to Kevin Hollinger, Chair or Bonnie Dodson-Burk, Secretary

Check out Archive Minutes of Past Meetings







You make a difference! Click here to view the results of the Spring 2011 O&M Member Survey





CE Pass for AER International Orientation & Mobility Conference 2013

Those who purchased the CE Access Pass for last December’s AER O&M Conference may access sessions online through the AER Knowledge Center. MultiView, the company that recorded the 70+ hours of sessions, sent purchasers an email with a user name and password for the site. ACVREP has approved credits for the online and onsite sessions. After viewing the sessions for which you want credit, contact the AER office at 703-671-4500 or aer@aerbvi.org and request a transcript.


For those who did not purchase the CE Pass, you may purchase individual sessions at http://aerbvi.sclivelearningcenter.com/index.aspx?PID=7760. AER members receive a 50% discount off the list price for each of the recorded sessions from the conference. Make sure you log in using your email address and last name to qualify for the discount.





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